A memorable depiction of a unique, yet somehow typical, corner of America--the island of Nantucket--through the experiences of its only longtime doctor.
About the Author
Pam Belluck has been a staff writer for the "New York Times" for more than fifteen years, during which she has written about everything from cattle rustling to embryo adoption, reported from places as diverse as Medellin, Colombia, and Seongham, South Korea. She served for more than a decade as national bureau chief, covering some of the biggest stories for the paper. She is currently a health and medical writer for the "Times." She has won several awards, a Knight Fellowship, and a Fulbright Scholarship.